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Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon 2019

Thursday, May 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By KCK Chamber of Commerce
200 West 12th Street, Muehlebach Tower - Imperial Ballroom, Kansas City, MO 64105


Meet and mingle with the CEOs/leaders of the 2019 Top 10 Small Businesses as we announce the Small Business of the Year Mr. 'K' Award, the Diverse Small Business Award, the Legacy of KC Award, the Entrepreneur Award, and the International Award winners.

Registration is $45 for KC Chamber members and $50 for non-members.

Thank you to the following companies that are giving extra support to the KC Chamber’s small business efforts. Our Small Business Programming Presenting Sponsors for 2019 are Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, and KCP&L. Candidates’ Showcase Presenting Sponsor is American Century Investments. Top 10 Think Tank Presenting Sponsor is Bank Midwest. Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Executive Sponsor is SS&C/DST. Partner Level Sponsors are Google and Union Station. Associate Level Sponsors are Bank of Blue ValleyCBIZ/MHMCountry Club BankEnterprise Bank & TrustMazuma Credit UnionStaples Business Advantage, US Bank, and UMB
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Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th Street
Muehlebach Tower - Imperial Ballroom
Kansas City, MO 64105
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